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West Point Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the West Point student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. The results of the United States Military Academy <nil> diversity report are below.

West Point Student Population

4,536 Total Students
4,536 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend United States Military Academy?

West Point total enrollment is approximately 4,536 students.

West Point Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time West Point undergraduate population is made up of 24% women, and 76% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

West Point Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,817
Black or African American 579
Hispanic 540
Asian 351
Multi-Ethnic 118
International 58
Unknown 29
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

West Point Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,817
Black or African American 579
Hispanic 540
Asian 351
Multi-Ethnic 118
International 58
Unknown 29
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

United States Military Academy Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,634
Black or African American 253
Multi-Ethnic 113
Asian 54
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at West Point.

West Point Male/Female Diversity

More Male Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 1,074 female students and 3,462 male students at West Point.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of West Point is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  78.24 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about West Point faculty.

There are approximately 861 female teachers and 1,340 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

93.37% Out of State
1.11% Out of the Country

West Point ranks 10 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

93.37% of West Point students come from out of state, and 1.11% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  99 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 116
Texas 85
Virginia 71
New York 67
Pennsylvania 60

International Students at West Point

Students from 32 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Mongolia, Nigeria, and Pakistan.

Learn more about international students at West Point.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
86.15% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  47.03 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At West Point, 86.15% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,955
18-19 1,914
22-24 535
25-29 35
30-34 0
35 and over 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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